CIOs

  • DorobekINSIDER: It’s officially official: Takai named DOD CIO

    In a town that has become accustom to long and tangled appointments, this one may go down in the books, but it is officially official this morning: Defense Secretary Robert Gates named Teri Takai to be the Defense Department’s chief information officer, ostensibly replacing John Grimes, who retired in April 2009. Takai is widely respected […]

  • DorobekINSIDER: It’s officially official: Takai named DOD CIO

    In a town that has become accustom to long and tangled appointments, this one may go down in the books, but it is officially official this morning: Defense Secretary Robert Gates named Teri Takai to be the Defense Department’s chief information officer, ostensibly replacing John Grimes, who retired in April 2009. Takai will start her […]

  • What are the top concerns for IT experts?

    IT experts’ two main concerns are consolidation and security, according to a blog from CSO Security and Risk.

  • DorobekINSIDER: NASA cyber-security chief Jerry Davis to join VA

    Jerry Davis, the widely respected chief information security officer at NASA, is leaving that agency to join the Department of Veterans Affairs, the DorobekINSIDER has confirmed. The move had been widely rumored for months, but…

  • DorobekINSIDER: Robert Carey joins Navy cyber command

    Federal News Radio told you that Robert Carey, the widely respected CIO for the Department of the Navy, would be leaving that post. The DorobekINSIDER has confirmed that Carey will join the Navy’s Fleet Cyber…

  • DorobekINSIDER Reader: Federal Internet cookie policies

    The Office of Management and Budget has just issued a new policy for dealing with Internet “cookies” — these are text files that a Web site can put on your computer to track how you…

  • DorobekINSIDER: Treasury’s Gross to be deputy CIO at Interior

    Lawrence Gross, the Treasury Department’s associate CIO for e-government, is moving to the Interior Department. Gross will leave Treasury at the end of this week. Starting June 28, Gross will be the Interior Department’s deputy…

  • DorobekINSIDER: GSA reorganizes, Interior shuffles – and the CIO (apparently) moves

    These posts are often difficult to write because… well, the situation appears fluid and the facts aren’t all in place yet. And given the nature of the issues, people don’t really want to talk about…

  • DorobekINSIDER: Commerce quietly names Szykman as the new CIO

    Very quietly, the Commerce Department has named Simon Szykman as the agency’s new CIO. Szykman previously served as the CIO of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)… and before joining NIST, he was…

  • DorobekINSIDER: Former GSA CIO Piatt returns — but at OGP

    We told you that Bill Piatt had left his post as the chief information officer at the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation — and we suggested that he might be back in the federal world.…